newscricket6 days ago

AFG vs WI | Shai Hope was brilliant, didn't give us any chance, states Rashid Khan

Afghanistan skipper Rashid Khan praised Shai Hope for playing a brilliant knock of 109* and depriving the Afghanistan bowlers of any chance to salvage a victory in the series. Hope hit an unbeaten 109 as West Indies won the third ODI by five wickets and completed a 3-0 whitewash over Afghanistan.
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newscricket14 days ago

We are not big in size but we have the Afghani power, claims Rashid Khan

Afghanistan will be playing three ODIs and T20Is each including a Test against the West Indies in Lucknow and are looking to gain some moment by toppling the giants ahead of the T20 World Cup. Afghan skipper Rashid Khan has shared that they will be playing smart cricket on the big grounds.
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newscricket24 days ago

AFG vs WI | Afghanistan make five changes for Windies T20s in Dehradun

It seems like the Afghanistan Cricket Board has devised a new policy ahead of their limited over series against West Indies as they made as many as five changes to the squad that played the T20 tri-series. Shafiqullah Shafiq and Dawlat Zadran have been dropped from the side to give the makeover.
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newscricket2 months ago

With a lot of cricket coming up, we need to beat top oppositions more often, says Rashid Khan

Afghanistan skipper Rashid Khan believes that with more and more competitions coming up for the team, there's going to be more exposure for the players to know the top oppositions better. While Rashid was disappointed with the tri-series final getting washed out, he is happy about the experience.
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newscricket2 months ago

I shouldn’t have bowled but wanted country to win, reveals Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan has stated that the injury, he had sustained in the match against Bangladesh, should have kept him on the sidelines but his desire to make the team win made him bowl even when he was hurt. He further stated he is not yet sure of playing the final because of the injury.
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newscricket2 months ago

Hamstring injury makes Rashid Khan's participation in tri-series final doubtful

Afghanistan are sweating on the fitness of skipper Rashid Khan for the tri-series final against Bangladesh on Tuesday, after the leg-spinner limped off the field with a hamstring injury on Saturday. Team manager Nazim Jar Abdur Rahim Zai has also confirmed that Rashid's participation is uncertain.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20 tri-series | Hamilton Masakadza signs off from international cricket with blazing half-century

Hamilton Masakadza struck a blazing half-century in his farewell match to lead Zimbabwe to a seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in their last match of the T20 tri-series in Chittagong on Friday. Masakadza’s 42-ball 71 helped Zimbabwe chase their target of 156 with three balls to spare.
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featurecricket2 months ago

Not qualifying for T20 World Cup is a tough pill to swallow, says Ryan Burl

Zimbabwean cricketer Ryan Burl has revealed that the country’s suspension from the ICC has been a tough pill to swallow for the players, mainly due to the fact that they missed out on qualification for the 2020 T20 World Cup. He also heaped praise on the “inspirational” Hamilton Masakadza.
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newscricket2 months ago

T20I tri-series | We trained with the sole focus of remaining unbeaten on the tour, says Mujeeb Ur Rahman

Mujeeb Ur Rahman said that his team went through some intense training sessions with the sole motive of remaining unbeaten throughout the ongoing tri-series in Bangladesh without dropping a point. Afghanistan’s win over hosts Bangladesh yesterday made it 12 successive wins in T20Is for them.
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newscricket2 months ago

BAN vs AFG | Quit Test cricket to give more opportunity to youngsters, reveals Mohammad Nabi

Afghanistan all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has revealed that he quit Test cricket in order to help the team build the core in the longest format with young cricketers. Nabi further added that the experience of both himself and Rashid Khan in Bangladesh conditions helped his team triumph over the hosts.
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